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Gringo (German)

Part of speech: noun, (male)

Hyphenation:
Grin | go, Plural: Grin | gos
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈꞬʀɪŋɡo]
Word meaning / definition:
1) derogatory: Person in South America who is not of Romance origin, mostly from the USA
Origin of the term:
Borrowed from the Spanishgringo
Cases:
Nominative: singular Gringo; Plural Gringos
Genitive: singular Gringos; Plural Gringos
Dative: singular Gringo; Plural Gringos
Accusative: singular Gringo; Plural Gringos

Translations

  • English: 1) gringo (male)
  • French: 1) gringo (male)
  • Polish: 1) gringo (male)
  • Spanish: 1) gringo (male)

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

Male cat Gringo has something that not every tomcat can show - and with this little specialty the tomcat inspires his over 60,000 followers on Instagram.
Brigitte.de, May 12, 2019

From 'standard' to internet hype - Olli Schulz, Rin and the Muppets celebrate the track with Gzuz, Trettmann, Gringo and Ufo361.
laut.de, October 30, 2018

The story of the battered cat Gringo moved across Switzerland. Today he is better, but his owners never let him out of their sight.
20 minutes, June 02, 2019

The Büsi Häxli (6) and Gringo (1) live only 50 meters apart. Both cats were beaten to the worst - both attacks happened within three days.
Blick Online, May 17, 2019

You climb together with Trettmann, Gringo, Ufo361 and Gzuz and their single "Standard" and secure the one, announces "GfK Entertainment".
LooMee TV, November 04, 2018

Back then the startup was selling brands like Tamaka, Ono ono or Gringo operates in Berlin, Munich, Amsterdam, Madrid and Barcelona. Around 230 employees worked for Keatz at the time.
German startups, December 5th, 2019

The father of the conspicuous young animal was male fur seal Gringowho died of old age in 2019.
SAT.1 Regional, June 29, 2020

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Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "gringo":

cowboy: Indian, sheriff, gringo General terms: 1) Film character, fictional character 2) Guardian Application examples: 1) Two cowboys meet! ..

Rhyme: German: -ɪŋɡo: Rhyme Pronunciation / Phonetic Spelling (IPA): ɪŋɡo Spellings: -ingo Similar rhymes: Rhyming words two-syllable Bingo bingo Dingo Gringo Ingo Ringo three-syllable Flamingo five-syllable Santo Domingo

Gringos: Gringos (German) Part of Speech: Declined form Hyphenation: Grin | gos Pronunciation / Stress: IPA: [ˈɡʀɪŋɡos] Grammatical features: Genitive singular of the noun…


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